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Seniors

‘Snowbirds’ return

POLSON — We still have some openings for the AARP Driving Course to be held here at the center on Tuesday, April 30, at 9 a.m.  If you are interested in taking this class, give us a call at (406) 883-4735 and we’ll get you on the list. Bingo is sure doing well here and we are happy to see some new faces each week and our snowbirds back and ready to play. If you haven’t been here to play yet, come give us a try. I know you will have a great time. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Fridays and goes to about 10 p.m. and the doors open at about 6:15 p.m. We hope to see you.  We would like to thank Farmers Insurance for sponsoring the Senior Open Golf Tournament. It takes p...


St. Ignatius spring fling successful

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center spring fling was successful with lots of participation in all of the fun events. Activities scheduled:  Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • Thursday, April 11: quilters • Friday, April 12: baked chi...


Date set for annual ‘April breakfast-brunch, garage sale, bake sale’

ARLEE — The Arlee Senior Citizens Center is having its April “Spring-Is-Here, Breakfast-Brunch” on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. -noon. The menu includes hash browns, bacon, an egg bake, and English muffins. There will also be fresh cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, juice, tea ...


Protect yourself from medical identity theft

Medical identity theft is the fastest growing type of identity theft in America. Protecting your Medicare and insurance cards and making sure you don’t give out personal information over the phone is important. However, just as important is reading the medical statements that you receive. According to ...


Final week to receive tax preparation assistance

RONAN — This is the last week to get your taxes done here at the center. A big thanks goes to AARP volunteers Kaye and Tom for helping people get their taxes done and filed on time. At the evening meal on Thursday, April 11, at 5 p.m., we will serve a great chicken dinner. The price is only $5 per p...


Spring blizzard to be expected in Montana

RONAN — I was under the impression that spring was here and now we are having a “mini blizzard” going on outside. I guess it’s just regular old Montana weather. The next foot clinic will be on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m.-noon. Call (406) 676-2371 and we will put your name on t...


St. Ignatius spring fling begins Friday

ST. IGNATIUS — This Friday, March 29, the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center spring fling will begin with a bake sale, just in time for Easter celebrations. The center needs kitchen remodeling and some new appliances. Funds generated during several spring fling activities will go toward that project. ...


Crocheted items on display, for sale

POLSON — We have some new crocheted items in our case at the center. A woman by the name of Sherry has made these items and they are for sale. Mary also has some baby quilts and a few lap blankets. Stop in and take a look; you won’t be disappointed. The AARP driving class is going to be here a...


Celebrate, welcome spring

RONAN —Welcome to spring. To celebrate, we will have a special chicken dinner at noon on Wednesday, March 20. We will have door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and special music by Marvin Bauer. All are invited to attend, and the cost is only $4/$5, depending on your age. Senior commodities are here; and if ...


Arlee seniors putting ‘zing’ into activities

ARLEE — Arlee Senior Citizen’s Center is  working to put some “zing” and energy into activities at the center. With that in mind, we have scheduled a special Easter ham dinner with all the fixings for our fourth Saturday dinner. It will be served at 6 p.m. on March 23, at the ...


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